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Porlock WeirFest

WeirFest at the stunning Porlock Weir is a three day Beer, Cider, Food and Music Festival from Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July read on for more info

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Railway Cottage

Railway Cottage is a fantastic stone detached three bedroom cottage designed by Brunel himself when he masterminded The West Somerset Steam Railway - we have just had some amazing new photos taken of this very popular cottage with unrivaled views of the steam trains - read on for more info

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Local Pubs

We are very lucky at Lavender Hill Holidays to have some great local pubs very close by to both the cottages in Halse and The Railway Cottages- some are a short stroll and others a short drive away- do read on for more information -

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SOMERSET DAY

SOMERSET DAY takes place on Saturday 11th May and is a celebration of Somerset- in Somerset. There are lots of special events all around the County- do read on for more information about this special day.

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Quantock Brewery

We are so lucky at Lavender Hill Holidays to have the award winning Quantock Brewery within ten mins drive from all our cottages. This micro brewery in based at Bishops Lydeard has a wonderful bar and hosts great live bands . Do read on for more details

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DUNSTER CASTLE

Dunster Castle is an iconic fifteenth century National Trust Castle, it is located in Dunster with its ancient market place and mill. Dunster is located only six miles from Railway Cottage and The Railway Carriage and twelve miles from Lavender Barn, The Apple Treehouse, Cherry Tree Farmhouse, Cornflower Cottage and The Treehouse - read on for more info about Dunster Castle

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 ALL ABOUT CHERRY TREE FARMHOUSE

CHERRY TREE FARMHOUSE is a 400 year old detached stone built farmhouse that is grade two listed for its architectural importance. It is located on the edge of Halse, a charming, conservation village six miles from Taunton in Somerset with a fabulous local pub that serves excellent food in easy strolling distance. Cherry Tree Farmhouse has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a private hot tub and huge gardens and use of the indoor swimming pool on the farm every day from midday to 7pm. We have some amazing offers for mid week breaks in May and June for couples or a small family at the moment- do look on!!

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West Somerset Steam Railway

The West Somerset Steam Railway is Somerset's top tourist attraction and we are lucky enough for it to be only two miles from Lavender Barn, The Treehouse, Cherry Tree Farmhouse, Cornflower Cottage and The Apple Treehouse and right next to The Railway Carriage and Railway Cottage. There are 8 stations on the 21 mile line running from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead on the coast. Please read article for lots more info.

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Mothering Sunday Weekend Availabilty

We have several of our wonderful properties available for the weekend of Mothering Sunday- March 29th to April 1st- if you quote Lavender Hill when booking we will make sure we leave a bottle of lovely Prosecco and some yummy chocolates for you! As Mothering Sunday falls late this year hopefully we will have some gorgeous spring sunny weather. Please do read on for details of our available holiday properties and also ideas to do for Mothering Sunday!

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